NA Speaker pays tribute to martyrs of 65 war

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 5 (APP): Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said that Pakistani nation is in debt to the sacrifices rendered by martyrs of the armed forces in 1965 war to secure and safeguard the frontiers of Pakistan and maintain pride of the motherland.

He remarked this in his special message delivered on the
occasion of `Defence Day’ of Pakistan being commemorated on September 6.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said, “We pay tribute and homage to our
heroes of armed forces who enlightened the spirit of honour and glory through their ultimate sacrifices.”

Recognizing the defence capacity of the men in uniform, the
Speaker said, “We have a strong and firm belief in the enriched safeguarding capacity of the armed forces that can combat any resilience and aggression against our beloved homeland.”

He further added that Pakistan army has witnessed commendable success in the operation Zarb-e-Azb despite the critical challenges in fighting against terrorism and extremism.

“Subsequently the armed forces have won the hearts of nation which stands shoulder to shoulder with armed forces in the efforts to protect and safeguard the country from any aggression and terrorism,” remarked the Speaker.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq applauded the unprecedented unity of the
nation demonstrated by the people and armed forces on 6th September, 1965, a memorable and historic day.

He further added that this was the time to pay tribute to
brave, courageous and lionhearted individuals who embraced
`Shahadat’ while fighting for the country and security of the
nation.

The Speaker highlighted that Pakistan is a peace loving
country that envisions peace and stability in the region.

To root out the menace of terrorism and extremism the armed forces of Pakistan are equipped with professional preparedness and modern day warfare to successfully frustrate the enemy designs at internal and external fronts, he added.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said the spirit, unity and commitment shown by nation and Pakistan army on this day 51 years ago could again be the guiding force to surpass all the challenges faced by the country and take the nation to new heights of development and stability.